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Psychiatric and Medical Genetics

Maria Karayiorgou, MD, Acting Division Chief

The Division of Psychiatric and Medical Genetics aims to elucidate the genetic and molecular bases of major neuropsychiatric diseases, which include schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, and Huntington’s chorea. The Division has a long tradition of discoveries since its foundation in the late 1930’s, and it intends to remain at the forefront of psychiatric genetics.


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